Bursting at the seams with Renaissance history, and full of wonderful architecture and great eateries, Florence will enchant you. Find out why to go...
Travellers undertaking flights to Florence generally wish to see the major treasures of the Renaissance which are dotted around the city centre. Chief among these is Filippo Brunelleschi's cathedral, whose Duomo, Baptistry and Square dominate the city.
The rapidity of Florence flights enables visitors to reach the city in time to see many of its other dazzling sites in one day, including the Medici Chapels, the Academia, the Pitti Palace, Ponte Vecchio, Boboli Gardens, Santa Croce, Santa Maria Novella and the wonderful viewing point over the River Arno from the Michelangelo Gardens.
The destination airport for Florence flights can also be Pisa (PSA) just a few miles away, where after a visit to the famous Leaning Tower, visitors can catch a regular bus into the city centre, in time for a slot at the Uffizi Gallery to study the priceless treasures of Botticelli, Filippino Lippi, Michelangelo and many others.
Indeed, there is so much art and history packed into the city that its centre is a renowned World Heritage Site. However the city also enjoys a favourable location in the midst of the Tuscan countryside and staying in Florence will also allow the visitor easy access to the nearby beauty of the hills and valleys of Tuscany, a region also famed for its gastronomy.
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